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  • English Happy Hour for UMBC 50

    Friday, September 16, 2016 at 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    "Thou'rt a scholar; let us therefore eat and drink" (and the drinks and hors d'oeuvres are on us). Stop in to visit with former classmates and faculty in the English Department's new fourth floor...
  • Leonard Schwartz Lecture, "The Poetics of Conversation..."

    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from 4 to 6 PM in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building (Room 216), Professor Leonard Schwartz will deliver his talk entitled, "The Poetics of Conversation:...
  • English Department Welcome Event

    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Another exciting year is beginning at UMBC, and the Department of English would like to welcome our incoming students with a get-together on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, from 11:00 AM to 12:00...
  • Commencement Party for Graduating Seniors

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The English Department would like to take the opportunity to congratulate our graduating seniors on their upcoming graduation from UMBC. In these few remaining weeks as you finish your coursework...
  • Bartleby 2016 Release Event

    Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The time has arrived for the next edition of Bartleby. Our 2016 Bartleby release event will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Albin O. Kuhn Library. Come join us for...
  • Sound Studies Faculty Working Group Symposium

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    The Sound Studies faculty working group, sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities, will be hosting a symposium on May 4, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM in the Music Box (of the Performing...
  • Moon & Myth

    Works by Susan Botti, including a World Premiere of Mangetsu
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    We are pleased to announce a presentation of Moon and Myth, a concert of contemporary vocal chamber music by composer/soprano, Susan Botti. Renowned musicians Airi Yoshioka (violin), James Wilson...
  • Resonating Poetry: Words with Music

    Susan Botti and Linda Gregerson Discuss Collaborative Work
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    The English Department is pleased to announce Resonating Poetry: Words with Music. In anticipation of the Moon & Myth concert later that evening, Susan Botti and Linda Gregerson will be...
  • Emerging Scholar Talk: A.D. Carson

    Owning My Masters: The Rhetoric of Rhymes and Revolutions
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    The English Department is pleased to announce an upcoming talk by our visiting Emerging Scholar, A. D. Carson. Mr. Carson received his MA in English from the University of Illinois at Springfield...
  • Reading Series: Ocean Vuong

    Monday, April 18, 2016 at 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    The UMBC English Department invites you to the next installment of the 2015-2016 Reading Series, featuring poet Ocean Vuong.   Born in Saigon, poet and editor Ocean Vuong was raised in...